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Address: Daerah Rembau, Malaysia

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Challenging hike & beautiful summit

Started the climb at 5am hoping to see sunrise. It's a relatively a tough trail for a newbie like me. Needed 3 hrs to reach the summit and finishing 1 litre of water. I am... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2017
Nora A
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This mountain peak is just 2 km from the entrance, which is the Hutan Lipur Gunung Datuk. The permit to hike is MYR 5.00 only. usually, it takes about 1 hour 30 minutes to reach to the top. The problem is to reach the stony peak, which we have to climb the aluminium steel ladder, which is a one way... More 

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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Started the climb at 5am hoping to see sunrise. It's a relatively a tough trail for a newbie like me. Needed 3 hrs to reach the summit and finishing 1 litre of water. I am thankful that I am fit and has some experienced hiking on less challeging mountain trails. The torturous climb was all worth it when I was... More 

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2 Thank Nora A
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 November 2016

For the view, the climb is relatively easy. Would definitely go again! We completed it in 1hr40mins even though we were carrying our backpacks (we were planning to stay overnight in Malacca after the climb). We arrived in Tampin at 4:30am, went for breakfast, hailed a taxi to Datuk (a taxi costs RM$40 one-way), and arranged for the same taxi... More 

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Reviewed 16 October 2016

ive been to several mountains before , but honestly gunung datuk's trail to the summit is quite challenging . but i managed to reach the summit in 45 minutes . that is quite an achievement . we went up at dawn and we perform the subuh prayer at the summit . then we went back down with a fast pace... More 

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1 Thank HaiRul I
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The mountain is quite steep. The first 1km was abit rocky then the other 1km was more slippery but easy to climb up or down with trees around to grab. The challenging part is the peak of the mountain, which is quite high and rather scary I'd say. Climbing up roughly takes me 2 hours which includes alot of stops,... More 

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3 Thank Shah I
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My first ever Mountain that i climb. Petty to others but it is tough and chalenging to me. Set off from the base at 8 and reached the summit by 12. As I stopped for loads of time. 😂😂 U got to use that 'evil' ladder in order to get the best view where u can see Melaka and it... More 

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Thank Itazzi
Bangkok, Thailand
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I went there hiking after raining on Friday. It is so quite and very less people but I did very fun hiking with my llocal friends. He suggested me and bring me there. The way to hiking is only 2,007 meters but the way is so challenge for you during 1.5 hours. good to work out.

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Thank Waritorn J
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

My group did a sunrise hike last weekend and this was my first time hiking Gunung Datuk. I was initially nervous as it was a night hike but it turned to a good experience for us. We started the hike around 4am and reached the summit by 6.30am as we settled the subuh prayers first. We only managed to get... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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29 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Gunung Datuk is 884m high that covered mostly of steep jungle trails. 4 of us took about 5 hours to complete this trekking journey. We started from the registration counter at 12.10pm and reached the summit at 3pm. We reached back at the starting spot at 5.20pm. We did not climbed up the rocks to enjoy the view due to... More 

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

The hike will take only 3hours for normal or beginner pace. We did it in 1hour 40 minutes. The route is pretty straight forward and the signage is clear and visible. It is all the way up "pacak". We started hike at 3.18 am and managed to reach the peak around 4.40 am. From the peak, u can see Malacca... More 

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